Norway's Statoil starts methanol plant turnaround

31 May 2013 11:33  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--Norway-based producer Statoil has started planned maintenance work at its Tjeldbergodden methanol plant, a company source said on Friday.

The turnaround at the Tjeldbergodden unit, which has a nameplate capacity of 900,000 tonnes/year, started this week, although an exact date was not disclosed.

The work is expected to last one month.

Statoil has supply agreements in place with its contract customers but the company source refused to comment on whether it would be active in the spot market during this period.

By: Carl Roache
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